Comments on: Which Alexandria? http://cominganarchy.com/2009/01/02/which-alexandria/ Speak Victorian, Think Pagan Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:12:46 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.1 By: nm http://cominganarchy.com/2009/01/02/which-alexandria/comment-page-1/#comment-387142 Sat, 03 Jan 2009 00:06:08 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=4211#comment-387142 Apparently, the Caucasus region is a unique “repository” of confusing “doubles”. It had its own Iberia, Albania, and now we see its namesake in Afghanistan… The latter, “Caucasus Indicus” is, of course, known today as the Hindu Kush.

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By: Philippe http://cominganarchy.com/2009/01/02/which-alexandria/comment-page-1/#comment-387139 Fri, 02 Jan 2009 22:45:38 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=4211#comment-387139 You are very right, several cities were called Alexandria throughout history, but referring to those which were founded by Alexander the Great, they are mostly referred to in the Greek and Roman literature with a suffix such as Alexandria in Aegypto, or Alexandria Aria, Alexandria Margiana etc… However, Alexandria of Egypt is one of the few which retained its original name and in modern literature starting 17th century, it was referred to without a suffix. (of course I am not considering the modern cities in the new world).
Thank you or the maps. Good job

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By: Alfred Russel Wallace http://cominganarchy.com/2009/01/02/which-alexandria/comment-page-1/#comment-387136 Fri, 02 Jan 2009 20:09:55 +0000 http://cominganarchy.com/?p=4211#comment-387136 What a disappointment… I wanted to picture Alexander eating a haggis….
But a GREAT post.

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